Eyn Edles schönes lieblichs Tractetleyn, von dem reynen hymlischen, ewigen wort (Verbum Domini) : zů lob Got dem schöpffer Hymels vnd Erden, vnnd zů eeren dem Christlichen diener des Götlichen worts F. Ch. E. Z. S.

Marschalk, Haug.
[Zwickau : Jörg Gastel for Johann Schönsperger, 1524]
[16] p. ; 19 cm. (4to)

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e*en enis rtyn (C) 1524 (Q)
Word of God (Christian theology) -- Early works to 1800.
Printed waste (Binding)
Place of Publication:
Germany Zwickau.
Initials in title may be deciphered as: F[riedrich] Ch[urfürst] E[rzmarschall] z[u] S[achsen]. Cf. BM General Catalogue, v. 240, col. 735.
Imprint from VD 16.
Signatures: A-B⁴.
Leaf B4 is blank.
Without pagination.
Woodcut title vignette (Lutheran badge incorporating cross with initials "CCSN" [i.e. "Christus crucifixus salus nostra"] surrounded by a round floriate border with initials "VDMIE" [i.e. "Verbum Domini manet in eternum"]).
Local notes:
Purchased for the Penn Libraries in 1966.
Penn Libraries copy has early ms. annotation of initials F. Ch. E. Z. S. in title ("[F.]ridr. [Ch.]urf. [E.]rzm. [Z.]zu [S.]achs.") in brown ink; partially illegible ms. inscription ("Ich hab auch eine Ausg. [...] Jahr[?]") in pencil at foot of title leaf; ms. imprint date ("(1524)") in pencil at foot of title leaf; a few ms. marginal marks in pencil in text; early ms. underline and marginal note on leaf B1r.
Penn Libraries copy has early ms. list of names (headed: "Vor Zeugnis der verstorbenen Ao 98") on leaf B3v; early ms. notes (personal finances?) and early ms. list of words in Latin, French, Spanish, Italian, English and German in a different hand on leaf B4v.
Penn Libraries copy bound in a portion of a paper leaf ([r]1, recto visible) from an incunable edition of part 2 of Alexander of Hales's Summa universae theologiae (Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1481-1482; ISTC ia00383000), printed in double columns with paragraph marks supplied in blue and red, red. ms underlines, and 1 blue ms. initial.
Penn Libraries copy has printed slip from bookseller's description of another copy with interpretation of woodcut title vignette laid in.
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
VD 16 M 1089
Gastel, Jörg, fl. 1523-1540, printer.
Schönsperger, Johann, ca. 1480-1543, publisher.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
German Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Early Printed Binding Waste Collection (University of Pennsylvania)